Improving the transparency around pending payments

02.07.2020

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We have received a lot of feedback from investors about pending payments. While pending payments always were a part of normal business operations, before the Covid-19 crisis they usually settled on time and were hardly noticeable to investors. The recent increase is a new situation also for us, and we appreciate all the feedback we received from you. We heard you, and we want to share some improvements we’re making to increase transparency for investors.  (more…)

Overview of the imposed moratorium duration periods in the countries of lending companies on Mintos

30.06.2020

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In this overview, we are taking a look at the current status of moratorium duration periods in the countries of lending companies on Mintos. We will address status only for the countries that had a type A moratorium or an imposed moratorium, as measures coming with this type of moratorium have limited duration periods. For some mentioned countries, these periods could be extended or finished, affecting the stream of borrowers’ repayments to lenders, or the ability to collect repayments for lending companies.   Read more

Takeaways from the AMA (Ask Mintos Anything) with the Mintos CEO Martins Sulte, June 2020

30.06.2020

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On 19 June 2020, we live-streamed the third AMA (Ask Mintos Anything) session with CEO Martins Sulte. In AMA sessions, Martins answers questions asked by Mintos investors and collected during the days prior to the live-stream.  (more…)

How to create a diversified portfolio on Mintos

26.06.2020

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If you’ve ever heard the phrase, “it’s easier to hit a sitting duck than a moving target”, you’ll know that the same thinking can be applied to your investments. Diversification is an investment strategy that helps investors reduce their overall risk of getting ‘hit’ by a bad investment by spreading their money around.

So how does it work, and what does it look like in theory – or even in practice on Mintos.com? For anyone new to investing in loans, or for anyone simply looking to brush up on their investment knowledge, this guide breaks down the basics.

Everything you wanted to know about loan lifecycle and status

24.06.2020

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Ever wondered how loans progress over time, or what all these loan statuses mean? Let’s get right into it and look at the loan lifecycle and statuses in more detail. (more…)

19 June: Status update on the suspended lending companies

19.06.2020

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We’re sharing the fourth update on the suspended lending companies on Mintos. View the table for financial data and read comments on each lending company below.

In this update, we’ve added an additional split for pending principal and interest, so you can see how much of the money comes from repayments, buybacks, and rebuys.  (more…)

Mintos Ratings update, June 2020

19.06.2020

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With the latest Mintos Ratings update, we are introducing rating changes for 7 lending companies on Mintos and sharing status overviews for some specific cases on the marketplace. We are also removing the “Ratings Watch” status notification from the loan originators list, and it won’t be used anymore. Where applicable, this status notification will be substituted with a status “Suspended”.  (more…)

IuteCredit resumes listing new loans on Mintos

18.06.2020

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IuteCredit starts a gradual return to the Primary Market with new opportunities for investment in three markets – North Macedonia, Albania, and Moldova. The company temporarily withdrew from the Primary Market in March this year, as a consequence of sharp decrease in borrowers’ demand for new loans,  and uncertainty regarding the impact of COVID-19 on effective loan repayments from the customers, and the company’s profitability.    (more…)

Mintos working hours during bank holidays in Latvia in June

18.06.2020

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Every year, at the end of June, there are bank holidays in Latvia due to the celebration of the summer solstice. 

We wanted to let you know that Mintos Investors Service will be available via email throughout the holidays (20-24 June). Please note that money transfers will be delayed as these days are bank holidays, too. 

We thank you for your understanding and wish you a great time this summer!  (more…)

EU fintechs united: European FinTech Association (EFA) goes live

18.06.2020

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The introduction of tech-based solutions to the financial industry changed the way consumers and businesses benefit from financial products and services. The expanding market is continually opening more possibilities for more players, and the European Commission has the ambition to establish a new digital finance strategy to address the directions and boundaries of the fintech industry in Europe.  (more…)

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